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Photos: Red Cross provides relief in Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan

The Canadian Red Cross is working closely with the Philippine Red Cross to provide relief to the millions affected by Typhoon Haiyan which caused widespread damage including landslides and flooding. The Philippine Red Cross is supporting local...

Preventing bullying, one kilometre at a time

Andy Callicum is taking the well-known expression, ‘If you’re going to talk the talk, you’ve got to walk the walk’ to a whole new level. The Red Cross volunteer from B.C. is gearing up for a three-day, 118-kilometre walk, aptly called Walk the Talk, ...

Photo of the Day: Pint-sized supporters make a super-sized contribution

Whether disaster strikes at home or abroad, Canadians of all stripes (and sizes) are quick to help. When floods hit Calgary in June this year, the kids at Children’s Choice, a non-profit child care society, were no different. After experiencing t...

Trio pedals For Lac-Megantic relief funds

Ten days ago, three McGill University students left on a 1300km bike ride to raise funds for the victims of Lac-Megantic. Starting in Lac-Megantic, Nigel, Hans, and Mike will take about two weeks to make the trek all the way to Charlottetown, PEI...

Photo of the Day: Flood funds keep pouring in

It has now been almost two months since the Alberta floods, but the funds haven’t stopped pouring in. The Canadian Red Cross is seeing all kinds of donations that continue to help families get back on their feet. Pictured above, Sage and Landon H...

Photo of the Day: Lemonade stand for Alberta flood relief

The floods in Alberta have sparked numerous fundraisers across the country, from the wildly popular Stampede t-shirts to grassroots neighbourhood fundraisers such as the lemonade stand organized by these three girls one weekend. Thanks Raegan, Sy...

Update from Lac-Mégantic, Québec

[slideshow] Following an explosion caused by a derailed train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, the Canadian Red Cross sent teams of volunteers and equipment in support of the municipality to help those in need.  About 2000 people have been evacuated from th...

06/26/13 - Update on Red Cross flood relief efforts in Alberta

Highly trained disaster management volunteers from across the country are on the ground working to provide relief to affected communities following extreme floods in Southern Alberta. Volunteers continue to support shelters or reception centres in...

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